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Event - Dragonfly Hotspot Launch Day

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Saturday 26th May 11am-4pm

Dragonfly Hotspot Launch Day!
Saturday 26th May            11am-4pm

The first Dragonfly Hotspot in England will be launched here with a day of free activities!
Come along to learn more about these fascinating insects and to help us celebrate the Dragonfly! With a new on-site information board, a guided walk with Dragonfly experts, pond dipping sessions and lots of fun activities with prizes to be won, this is the perfect day out for all the family.



School Road
Craven Arms


Phone: 01588676060


From: 26th May 2018
To: 26th May 2018

Dragonfly Hotspot Launch Day

Meet The Mammoth

Get up close & personal

Meet our larger than life Shropshire mammoth

Find out about the chilling Ice Age and meet our mammoth – a full size replica of the skeleton found at Condover, near Shrewsbury.

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Frothy coffees & Shropshire cream teas

Perfect when the sun is shining

Our delicious home-cooked meals are prepared using local produce to bring you a true taste of the Shropshire Landscape, with Sunday lunches a speciality.

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Family friendly events and activities

From slime making to fairy cakes, we have a party to suit everyone!

Have you ever been up close to a Barn Owl, seen a water-nymph, made a willow nest or prepared to hunt for a Mammoth? If not, now is your chance!

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Onny Meadow

30 acres beside the River Onny

Well signposted for gentle strolls

FREE ENTRANCE to 30 acres of riverside paths, wild flowers and woodland all in the shadow of an Iron Age hillfort.

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is operated by Grow Cook Learn, a registered charity, connecting people to the food, history and landscape of the Shropshire Hills, providing opportunities to local people and visitors to learn and discover.
Registered Charity in England Number 1158795